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Missouri Senate Passes Bill To Ban Abortions At 8 Weeks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislation 24-10 early Thursday with just hours left before a Friday deadline to pass bills. It needs at least one more vote of approval in the GOP-led House before it can […]

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Colbert Hits Below The Belt With Filthy Jokes Targeting Men Behind Abortion Ban

<big><strong>MYTH:</strong></big> Abortion is dangerous. <strong>REALITY: </strong> Over 99.75 percent of abortions do not cause major medical problems. Less than <em>one-quarter of 1 percent </em>of abortions performed in the United States lead to major health complications, according to a <a href=”http://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Citation/2015/01000/Incidence_of_Emergency_Department_Visits_and.29.aspx” target=”_hplink”>2014 study</a> from the University of California, San Francisco, that tracked 55,000 women for six […]

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Alyssa Milano, Chris Evans, Other Celebs Rip ‘Unbelievable’ Alabama Abortion Ban

<big><strong>MYTH:</strong></big> Abortion is dangerous. <strong>REALITY: </strong> Over 99.75 percent of abortions do not cause major medical problems. Less than <em>one-quarter of 1 percent </em>of abortions performed in the United States lead to major health complications, according to a <a href=”http://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Citation/2015/01000/Incidence_of_Emergency_Department_Visits_and.29.aspx” target=”_hplink”>2014 study</a> from the University of California, San Francisco, that tracked 55,000 women for six […]

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Alabama’s Near-Total Ban On Abortion Could Be Headed To Court As ACLU Gears Up For Fight

Almost immediately after news broke that the Alabama Senate had voted to approve a measure outlawing almost all abortions in the state, the American Civil Liberties Union announced its intention to sue over the legislation. “We will not stand by while politicians endanger the lives of women and doctors for political gain,” Alexa Kolbi-Molinas, a […]